Finding a Place for Islam in Germany: Islamic Organisations under Private and Public Law

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A peer-reviewed Article by Riem Spielhaus and Martin Herzog in the Journal of Religion in Europe (2015).

While in current debates on Islam in Germany recognition is often reduced to incorporation of Islamic organisations under public law, this article demonstrates that German law provides a variety of legal instruments that allow for public involvement of religious communities incorporated under private law…